List of Negroes on Hand at Beginning of Trade and Afterwards Acquired & Held & Prices & c. By J. L. Henry

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Undated mid-19th century document listing 32 slaves bought and sold by Mr. Henry. Listing Name of slave, cost, sales price, and profit. No location given. One and one-half pages on a large single sheet which had been folded to form four pages. 32cm. Three horizontal folds. Written in a clear hand. A notation on the back indicates that this document was prepared as an Exhibit in an unnamed lawsuit. According to the figures, Henry paid $31,337.50 for the 32 slaves and sold them for $35,234.00 for a total profit of less than $4000. For what it is worth, the person from whom we bought this said that the document came from Western Tennessee. Bookseller Inventory # 75351

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Title: List of Negroes on Hand at Beginning of ...

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